Tourism and Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) officials in Agra were caught unawares when Union Minister of Tourism Dr Mahesh Sharma paid a surprise visit to the Taj Mahal on Tuesday to review facilities for tourists and the ticketing arrangements.
Goa Tourism Minister Dilip Parulekar Tuesday promised free passes as well as authority to journalists to snoop around music festival venues for drug use, and said police were not able to tackle the drug mafia in the state.
Struggling to stop Kerala, Sri Lanka and Thailand from weaning away tourists from Goa - one of India`s best known beach tourism destinations - the tourism industry here has readied a wish list for Shripad Naik, the new union tourism minister and a Goa MP.
A month away from hosting the World Cup, Brazil on Monday launched a new international tourism campaign designed to reach more than a billion people, insisting expected anti-Cup protests will not spoil the show.
Asking people to contribute towards the promotion of tourism industry of the state for improving economic conditions, Tourism Minister GA Mir today hoped that year 2014 will have a better tourist season.
After spending nearly two years in political hibernation, Actor-turned politician Chiranjeevi with 148 films under his belt returns with a bang in the megastar`s biggest role yet as a Tourism minister.
India today underlined the need for jointly exploring ways to promote tourism in SAARC (South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation) countries, whose growth potential have not yet been fully utilised.